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NEST College Savings Plan Scholarship Drawing

             Librarians want to help your Summer Reading Program patrons win money for college?
After they have completed your library's Summer Reading Program they will be eligible to win one of fifteen $529 NEST College Savings Scholarships (see announcements below). Five will be awarded in each of Nebraska's three congressional districts. In addition the library of each winner will also win $250! Put up the poster (below) below to let your summer readers know about this investment.

The Summer Reading, NEST 529 Read to Win Contest will run May 15, 2017 through August 23, 2017.

Here is your file for submitting children and teen names for the scholarship drawing, click: Excel and save the file to your hard drive. Please note there are 2 tabs in the file, one is instructions, and the other is where you can type the contestants' names. When you have accumulated the names from your SRP please send an electronic version of the file back to Sally Snyder, sally.snyder @ nebraska.gov. The deadline is 11:59:59 p.m., CT, on August 25, 2017.

 If you are unable to use the Excel file, you may list the children's and teens' names, with their phone numbers or parents' email addresses, in the body of an email and send it to Sally Snyder.

NEST College Savings Plan Scholarship Official Rules

NEST Poster
If you have any problems printing the poster, please save it locally, and use Adobe Reader to view and print.

NEST Announcement from the Library Commission

Nebraska's 529 Direct College Savings Plan website: https://www.nest529direct.com/ 

Treasurer's Office Nest Newsletters

NEST 2016 Winners of the $529 scholarship are posted on the Nebraska State Treasurer's web page: https://treasurer.nebraska.gov/csp/scholarships/read-to-win/2016/winners-recognized/.
Libraries of the winners are: Grand Island Public Library, Lincoln City Libraries, Omaha Public Libraries, and Elkhorn Public Library.

NEST 2015 Winners of the $529 scholarship are posted on the Nebraska State Treasurer's web page: https://treasurer.nebraska.gov/csp/scholarships/read-to-win/2015/winners-recognized/.
Libraries of the winners are: Grand Island Public Library, Hastings Public Library, Lincoln City Libraries, Omaha Public Libraries, and Ravenna Public Library.

NEST 2014 Winners of the $529 scholarship are posted on the Nebraska State Treasurer's web page: https://treasurer.nebraska.gov/news/2014/1030/.
Libraries of the winners are: Beatrice Public Library, Grand Island Public Library, Hastings Public Library, Pierce Public Library, Lincoln City Libraries, and Omaha Public Library.

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